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Update: School district clarifies polling locations amid voter confusion

Update (8:27 p.m.): The latest information on the wild ICSD election Tuesday is available here, including results of candidate elections and ballot propositions when they are made available. Update (1:00 p.m.): Though voting started around an hour ago, several people have expressed confusion about where they are actually supposed to go to vote on the […]

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Tompkins County Democratic Committee endorses Josh Riley in Congressional race

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—The Tompkins Count Democratic Committee (TCDC) has endorsed Democratic Josh Riley, the Congressional candidate for NY-19. The TCDC said that it chose to endorse Riley because it believes he will help strengthen democracy, revitalize the economy, insulate work families from rising costs, defend the full potential for all children, none of whom should […]

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Tiffany Kumar builds large lead over incumbent Patrick Mehler in Ithaca Ward 4 primary

All votes are current as of 10:21 p.m., June 28. ITHACA, N.Y.—Ithaca’s Fourth Ward, which represents Collegetown and was the subject of a contentious campaign over the last several weeks, has been won by progressive challenger Tiffany Kumar, besting incumbent Patrick Mehler. Kumar moves on as the Democratic nominee for the Fourth Ward Common Council […]

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Health department to reopen routine immunization clinic

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—The Tompkins County Health Department is reopening its Community Health Services (CHS) Immunizations Clinic, an on-site clinic for routine immunizations beginning July 8 at the office located at 55 Brown Road in Ithaca. The CHS, which is funded through New York State and has been closed since March 2020, serves children and adults […]

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Ithaca man pleads guilty in child pornography case

ITHACA, N.Y.—A 31-year-old Ithaca man has pled guilty to two charges of sexual exploitation of a child in federal court. U.S. Attorneys announced the plea of Remanu Phillips, a former area musician and New Roots Charter School staff member, though the crime was not connected to the school. Phillips is remaining incarcerated until his sentencing […]

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Primary Day guide: Times, places and races to know

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y.—Tuesday is Primary Day in New York State, at least for some races, including Governor, Lieutenant Governor and one local contest that has heated up recently. While other state-level offices have had their primaries delayed until August, voters in the two major parties will be able to choose their candidate for the general […]